TB/HIV Care Association: Regional Manager

TB/HIV Care Association
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 17 September, 2017
Opportunity type: 

An exciting opportunity exists for a Regional Manager with a national non-profit organisation to lead a large team (400+ staff) to deliver health care services in the Cape Metro. The successful applicant will be an independent, practical, innovative thinker who can problem solve.  They are computer literate with excellent interpersonal skills to function within a dynamic environment.  The incumbent will be required to closely collaborate with the Provincial Government of the Western Cape (PGWC).  The organisation offers a total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience.

Regional Manager
(City of Cape Town)

Reference Number: RM/Cdc/CT0817
Purpose:  To lead the teams responsible for direct service delivery to ensure the highest quality of service delivery in TB/HIV Care (THC) supported sites and communities in the Metro.  To ensure quality integrated TB and HIV diagnosis, care, treatment and also deliver primary health care packages in the community at a household level.
Minimum requirements:

  • Nursing degree or equivalent qualification
  • SANC registered
  • Qualification in health management , community development or equivalent
  • Post-basic training and certification in health assessment (Primary Health care)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in TB/HIV care and ART of adults and children (NIMART trained)
  • Valid code 8 driver’s licence and own transport
  • Ability to communicate in English and another South African language (isiXhosa or Afrikaans)
  • 5 years Management experience in running a large team of more than 300 staff

Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage the funded projects and programmes within the Cape Metro in line with the funder requirements and package of service (GF, PGWC Health, PEPFAR/CDC and other)
  • Ensure that systems are in place to manage the administration and operational functions for all field staff, including but not limited to finance, administration and human resources
  • Ensure the management of TB and HIV diagnosis, care and adherence support of new clients in line with the latest guidelines received from DOH and PEPFAR
  • Ensure that the staff receive the necessary training to deliver on the package of service in line with the latest guidelines in the management of TB and HIV
  • Submits and signs -off the monthly monitoring and evaluation statistics to the funders and ensures that submission deadlines are adhered to
  • Networks and liaises with all PGWC health management substructures to ensure that all programmes are on target
  • Represents the organisation at all official PGWC health meetings and ensures all funding proposals are submitted on time annually
  • Ensures that the VMMC programme is integrated with the DOH programme to ensure smooth service delivery
  • Troubleshoots all operational matters to ensure the best service delivery at all times
  • Supports Infection Prevention Control (IPC) and reviews infection control implementation and maintenance plans

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Managed a Health Programme with more than 300 staff
  • Managed a programme budget of more than R18 million
  • Extensive knowledge in current health policies in HAST programmes
  • Knowledge on achieving the USAID 90-90-90 targets for health care programmes in South Africa
  • Advanced level of computer literacy; including MS Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Problem solving, planning, interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills coupled with the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong HR skills especially employee relations knowledge and competence 

To apply:  Register on www.tbhivcare.org
Closing date: 17 September 2017
Only online applications will be accepted. Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the TB/HIV Care Association. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.
In the event that you do not hear from us after a month of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. TB/HIV Care Association reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification

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